Fronnie Lewis

Monday, April 7, 2014

Experts test special shield to protect cities from earthquakes

Putting a shield around a city to protect it from an earthquake, sounds like science fiction — but it’s something experts are seriously studying. A group of French scientists reportedly have made promising steps towards the development of a protective shield, which would clock a city from the most severe effects of a quake. During an experiment, the scientists created a shield […]
Sunday, April 6, 2014

Around the Southland: Actor’s Pacific Palisades estate sells for nearly $10 million

Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr., reportedly finalizing a deal to sell his posh and very private, Pacific Palisades estate for almost the asking price of $9,995, 000. The secluded English style mansion sits on nearly an acre of lush, park-like grounds, in the heart of the Palisades. Gooding bought the 6 bedroom, 7 bathroom, 6,753 square foot estate for $3.5 million in […]
Sunday, April 6, 2014

Is Burbank on a lottery winning roll?

Burbank just might be on a lottery roll. In the past two months, there have been two big wins in the Media City — for a total of $1, 344, 779! Just a few days ago, someone purchased a  winning Mega Millions ticket for the March 28, 2014 draw, and it is worth $344, 779. That ticket was bought at Burbank Deli […]
Sunday, April 6, 2014

JLo backed company buys Fuse network

Entertainer Jennifer Lopez is known for her work as a singer and actress. Lopez is also getting noticed for her behind the scenes business savvy. Lopez is the chief creative officer for Glendale-based company,  NUVOtv, which announced last Friday it will buy music-oriented Fuse network for $226 million. NUVOtv, an English language network aimed at Latinos, is seen in 23 million […]
Saturday, April 5, 2014

Should David Letterman’s replacement be a female host?

The entertainment community and the media are buzzing about who will get the call to replace the now retiring David Letterman on the CBS “Late Show.” The late night talk shows are dominated by males — so when the talk of someone who is edgy and fresh comes up —  female comics like Ellen Degeneres, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and […]
Saturday, April 5, 2014

Mega Millions ticket worth $30 million sold in Century City

Someone holding a  winning Mega Millions lottery ticket bought in Century City for last night’s draw, is very, very rich today. That ticket is the big one — the winner of the $30 million jackpot. It was purchased at the Century City 76 gas station 10389 Santa Monica Boulevard. Friday’s lucky numbers: 1, 10, 15, 41, 54, and the Mega […]
Saturday, April 5, 2014

Burbank teacher named grand marshal of Burbank on Parade 2014

Another honor for Burbank top-notch teacher, Rebecca Mieliwocki. You might remember, that Mieliwocki won the National Teacher of the Year Award back in 2012. The Luther Burbank Middle School English teacher kicked off a year-long journey of celebration with a ceremony at the White House and recognition by President Obama, followed by a tour of 30 U.S. states and nine […]
Friday, April 4, 2014

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” on track for huge weekend

Marvel’s blockbuster sequel, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” opened last night with a spectacular  $10.2 million at theaters in North America. The action adventure is on track to debut with $90 million for the weekend — or even crash the $100 million mark. Based on the Marvel comic books, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” is the sequel to the successful […]